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Starbucks Connect creates new Munch Money option

LEIA LEHRERPHOTOGRAPHER EMMA FIGLEWICZSTAFF WRITER 2/6/2023 Around campus there are many exciting projects that are coming to fruition in the next couple months. Currently, the college is working to integrate a new Starbucks Connect system to be assessable to students and the Alma community. OnJan.16thefirstpart of the renovations took place which installed the wiring for the […]

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New membership system at Stone Rec Center

DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 New year, new upgrades. The start of the year marked the arrival of a new membership system for the Stone Recreation Center. This system, RecDesk, will provide a digital platform for scheduling, programs and membership information.  “The reason we switched to this is because… it gives us more functionality with memberships […]

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Alma College celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

KYLE SCHECKPHOTOGRAPHER DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 On Monday, Jan. 15, classes paused in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Campus, however, remained active as students, faculty and community members participated in activities to celebrate and reflect MLK’s life.  The day kicked off with a campus and community brunch in Art Smith Arena that featured speeches, music and […]

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Ticketmaster’s Swift catastrophe

DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 12/5/2022 The recent Taylor Swift, “TheErasTour,” ticket sale has caused me, and many others across the country, a lot of frustration. Ticketmaster headed the sale but failed to moderate the massive demand for the tickets.  Swift announced the first leg of “The Eras Tour” on Nov. 1 with 27 stadium tour dates across the United States. Three days […]

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Mental health resources at Alma College

DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 11/21/2022 Alma College is welcoming back the old tradition of therapy dog and rescue kitten events. Students can now also schedule light therapy, Let’s Talk sessions and use of a massage chair through the Wilcox Health Center. Mental health concerns have been on the rise and many college campuses are seeing the impacts. Luckily, Alma […]

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Student-wide CSO resources

EMMA FIGLEWICZPHOTOGRAPHER DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 11/7/2022 The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) has support services aimed to enrich students’ time at Alma. These services, along with other programs hosted within the CSO, focus on fostering both academic and personal success. Study tables hosted by a King-Chávez-Parks First Year Mentor (KCP mentor) is one option available […]